Tag Archives: WBZ

It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Where In The Political World Is Barney Keller?)

Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen is right about debate moderators, wrong about WBZ debate moderator Jon Keller’s son. Details at IGTLTDT.  

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Style Bustin’ (WBZ Is The Latest Sucker Edition)

Style Boston, which dubs itself “Your Insider Lifestyle Connection” but is actually the call girl of local TV content, has found a new pimp – sorry, TV station. The cable-access-quality infomercial (it auctions off its segments to marketing sponsors) started … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Obama Boston Edition)

From our Compare and Contrast in Clear Idiomatic English desk: For the Boston Globe, Barack Obama’s trip to Boston on Monday was just fundraising as usual, front page below the fold. For the Boston Herald, the whole thing was beyond … Continue reading

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Did The Boston Globe Rip Off WBZ?

The rape allegations against Joseph Carter, the commander of the Massachusetts National Guard, are all over the news media right now, but here’s what the hardworking staff is wondering: Why did this Boston Globe front-page piece fail to credit local CBS … Continue reading

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MassGOP Video HiJacks WBZ’s Williams

The Massachusetts Republican Party has released a web video targeting presumptive Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren: As Elizabeth Warren prepares to jet off to Hollywood tomorrow for a fundraiser with the rich and famous, the Massachusetts Republican Party today … Continue reading

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So Maybe It WASN’T The Ads That Nabbed Whitey Bulger

Earlier this week the hardworking staff dismissed the FBI’s ad campaign to ferret out Whitey Bulger’s whereabouts: The hardworking staff believes the FBI might just as well set its money on fire in any attempt to catch Whitey, but hey – … Continue reading

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Why We Need ‘Penelope’s Law’

Friday’s Boston Herald buried the story in its News in Brief section: Snake on a train? Watch out, Charlie Where’s Samuel Jackson when you need him? The MBTA halted service on a Red Line train yesterday afternoon as a passenger … Continue reading

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Caught In Southie Catches Lightning

Good for Caught in Southie blogger Peter Gailunas. He caught on both locally and nationally in snowstorm-parking stories about Boston’s 48-hour rule on saving spots. Start with WBZ’s Keller @ Large piece on Wednesday night, in which Gailunas told the … Continue reading

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NYT A Keller Killer?

Excellent piece as usual from Dan Barry in Thursday’s New York Times. (Dead-tree edition) headline: Dumped by His Own No. 2, an Underdog Fights On 14k lede: The rain beat down last week on a modest South Shore shopping center … Continue reading

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John Henning, R.I.P. (Rest In Promos)

On Thursday’s 11 pm newscast, WBZ aired a lovely and heartfelt tribute (not yet posted at this writing, but others here) to John Henning, the Boston station’s legendary anchor, reporter, and all-purpose political guru, who died Wednesday night of leukemia-related … Continue reading

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